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Most survey takers seemed to feel positively about rationality and to consider it beneficial; the majority did believe that thinking rationally is important, and felt they were rational.
As long as people are religious, religious people will influence politics. They’ll do it the way everyone else does: by organizing, by campaigning, and by selecting candidates who reflect their values.
Wicca (my flavor of Paganism) is something that’s very real to me. I can feel the energy in a room when I practice it, and feel close to Goddess and God.
The prominent Scientologist called “Going Clear” a product of “people who were disgruntled with their experiences.”
Several citizens expressed opposition to turning the camp near Thurmont into a Narconon residential treatment center. The program is based on methods developed by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.
President Obama is calling for an end to such therapies aimed at “repairing” gay, lesbian and transgender youth.
When the teacher confirmed that she had a girlfriend, the director told her that she was living a life of sin.
“In five years we’ll find out what [Obama’s] real religion is.”
What are the average pastor salaries in the U.S? Are they comparable to what work a pastor puts in?
It became a tense situation when a Utah mother and former member of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints tried to retrieve her four children from the church-dominated community.
The pregnant Jehovah’s Witness came to a Sydney hospital with leukemia and a directive against blood transfusions, a decision stemming from her religious beliefs.
Senate and House committees overwhelmingly approved measures Tuesday that would designate the Bible as the official book of Tennessee, despite reservations raised by religious leaders and some lawmakers.
A teacher violates the separation of church and state by pressuring her students to take Bibles.
The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Indiana late last month. It is the latest of several challenges to local ordinances governing religious speech on public lands.
What rocked the early 20th century was the call of many church leaders to adapt the Christian faith to the scientific age of discovery.
In case you haven’t noticed the tidal wave of ink, there is no sign that the Indiana wars – with outbreaks of fighting in Georgia and Arkansas – will end anytime soon.